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Graduate Job Graduate Management Training Programme - Export Sales

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Cranswick Plc
Reference: J768
Salary: £21,500  

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Location: Hull

Have you got what it takes to be part of an award winning company?

Cranswick Plc has won many awards for its innovative and quality products and its passionate and driven people and it is all down to their commitment to deliver against their four key drivers.

  • Quality  - In the product and service delivered to the customer.
  • Lean processing – identifying and implementing manufacturing processes that produce efficiencies in time and cost
  • Innovation – development of new products and production techniques
  • People – at the core of the business, it is people who maintain and deliver the standards that have come to be the norm across Cranswick Plc and the group of companies.

You may be still wondering what Cranswick do.

Cranswick Plc are at the forefront of food production.

Cranswick Plc now works with the UK’s major retailers and food service companies producing fresh pork, gourmet sausages, gourmet bacon, cooked meats and a range of other value added products including sandwiches, continental delicacies such as olives and chorizo and the recent acquisition and development of a pastry bakery for the all-important sausage roll.

Our continued growth and success has been driven by entrepreneurial and challenging expert professionals from within the food industry, we have always valued the contribution graduates have made to our business and we are keen to identify the future business leaders who will drive forward a next strategic development.
Success within the food industry takes more than just being good at sales, it is essential to understand your products and processes and be in a position to support your customers to make the right purchasing decisions.

The Role and Responsibilities

Sitting within the Export Sales team you will provide a link between the team from the Fresh Pork business to overseas contacts in the Far East.  You will be responsible for assisting the team in managing the trading of products from the Cranswick Business into new and existing overseas markets.

Intially, you will spend up to 6 months within the Production area of the business, with a focus on the function that you will be joining,  in order to provide you with the understanding and knowledge needed to progress into Export Sales.

You will be responsible for managing the relationship between overseas customers and Cranswick whilst ensuring that cultural differences are accounted for and managed throughout. Due to the nature of the role you will accompany the Export Trading Manager on business trips overseas and will be required to provide translations as and when required.

It is essential that successful applicants for this role speak fluent Cantonese and hold a good level of spoken and written English.

An interest in food and business is essential, but we do not expect experience more a desire and enthusiasm to learn and progress.

If you are excited about the opportunities on offer and can relate to the success factors which will drive achievement in our business, then apply today.

Key Success Factors

  • Communication and Knowledge Sharing
  • Commercial and Market Focus 
  • Business Performance Management
  • Technical and Functional Excellence 
  • Drive and Determination 
  • Relationship Building 
  • Strong communication skills


Discovery Graduates is the retained Management Consultancy

All applications will be assessed by Discovery Graduates. We believe that every graduate is capable of getting a good graduate job given the right support, advice and training and we only work with companies who recognise the value that the right graduate can bring to their business.

Location: Yorkshire and Humberside

Recruiter Details

Discovery Graduates

0121 212 3111

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